Handbook of Feminist Family Studies

Handbook of Feminist Family Studies

By: Sally A. Lloyd (author), April L. Few (author), Katherine R. Allen (author)Hardback

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"The Handbook of Feminist Family Studies" presents the important theories, methodologies, and practices in feminist family studies. The editors showcase feminist family scholarship, providing both a retrospective and a prospective overview of the field and creating a scholarly forum for interpretation and dissemination of feminist work.

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Sally Lloyd Title: Professor Co-Chair, Department of Teacher Education Scholarly Interests: Dr. Lloyd's research interests include family/school collaboration and violence against women Katherine R. Allen (Ph.D., Syracuse University) is Professor of Family Studies and adjunct professor of Women's Studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Her primary academic interests are in family diversity over the life course, feminism and family studies, and qualitative research methods. She is also interested in feminist and anti-racist pedagogy and women's leadership in higher education. She serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Marriage and the Family, Journal of Family Issues, Family Relations, Journal of Aging Studies, and Journal of GLBT Family Studies. She was co-editor of the Handbook of Family Diversity (Oxford University Press, 2000) with David Demo and Mark Fine, the co-author of Women and Families: Feminist Reconstructions with Kristine Baber (Guilford, 1992), and the author of Single Women/Family Ties: Life Histories of Older Women (Sage, 1989), has served as a contributing author in a number of Sage titles (e.g., Hendrick & Hendrick's Close Relationships: A Sourcebook, McKenry/Price's Families & Change, 3/e), and is a prolific author of journal articles.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgments Part I. Feminist Theory and Family Studies 1. Reclaiming Feminist Theory, Method, and Praxis for Family Studies - Katherine R. Allen, Sally A. Lloyd, and April L. Few 2. A Feminist Critique of Family Studies - Alexis J. Walker 3. Theorizing With Racial-Ethnic Feminisms in Family Studies - April L. Few 4. Queering "The Family" - Ramona Faith Oswald, Katherine A. Kuvalanka, Libby Balter Blume, and Dana Berkowitz 5. Postmodern Feminist Perspectives and Families - Kristine M. Baber 6. Transnational Intersectionality: A Critical Framework for Theorizing Motherhood - Ramaswami Mahalingam, Sundari Balan, and Kristine Molina Part II. Feminist (Re)Visioning of "The Family" 7. Gendered Bodies in Family Studies: A Feminist Examination of Constructionist and Biosocial Perspectives on Families 8. (Re)Visioning Intimate Relationships: Chicanas in Family Studies - Ana A. Lucero-Liu and Donna Hendrickson Christensen 9. Lesbian Parents and Their Families: Complexity and Intersectionality From a Feminist Perspective - Abbie E. Goldberg 10. Feminist Visions for Rethinking Work and Family Connections - Maureen Perry-Jenkins and Amy Claxton 11. (Re)Visioning Family Ties to Communities and Contexts - Lynet Uttal 12. (Re)Visioning Gender, Age, and Aging in Families - Ingrid Arnet Connidis and Alexis J. Walker 13. Examining African American Female Adolescent Sexuality Within Mainstream Hip Hop Culture Using a Womanist-Ecological Model of Human Development - Dionne P. Stephens, Layli D. Phillips, and April L. Few Part III. Feminist Theory Into Methodology 14. Nondisabled Sisters Navigating Sociocultural Boundaries of Gender and Disability - Lori A. McGraw and Alexis J. Walker 15. Working-Class Fatherhood and Masculinities in Contemporary Japan - Masako Ishii-Kuntz 16. Resisting Whiteness: Autoethnography and the Dialectics of Ethnicity and Privilege - Libby Balter Blume and Lee Ann De Reus 17. Doing Feminist Research on Gay Men in Cyberspace - Brad van Eeden-Moorefield and Christine M. Proulx 18. Engendering Family Past: 19th-Century Pro-Family Discourse Through a Feminist Historical Lens - Michele Adams 19. Feminist Methodology in Practice: Collecting Data on Domestic Violence in India - Niveditha Menon 20. Discovering Women's Agency in Response to Intimate Partner Violence - Sally A. Lloyd, Beth C. Emery, and Suzanne Klatt Part IV. Feminist Theory into Action 21. Hybrid Identities Among Indian Immigrant Women: A Masala of Experiences - Anisa Mary Zvonkovic and Anindita Das 22. Activism in the Academy: Constructing/Negotiating Feminist Leadership - Sally A. Lloyd, Rebecca L. Warner, Kristine M. Baber, and Donna L. Sollie 23. Group- Versus Individual-Based Intersectionality and Praxis in Feminist and Womynist Research Foundations - Edith A. Lewis 24. A Feminist-Ecological Analysis of Supportive Health Environments for Female Youth in Sub-Saharan Africa - Elaine A. Anderson, John W. Townsend, and Nafissatou Diop 25. Thirty Years of Feminist Family Therapy: Moving Into the Mainstream - Leigh A. Leslie and Ashley L. Southard 26. Steadying the Tectonic Plates: On Being Muslim, Feminist Academic, and Family Therapist - Manijeh Daneshpour 27. Keeping the Feminist in Our Teaching: Daring to Make a Difference - Katherine R. Allen Epilogue Author Index Subject Index About the Editors About the Contributors

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/06/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412960823
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9781412960823
  • weight: 907
  • ISBN10: 1412960827

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